Justice Department Reaches Comprehensive Settlement with National Owner of Gas Stations Resolving ADA Claims

| Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 | Comments Off on Justice Department Reaches Comprehensive Settlement with National Owner of Gas Stations Resolving ADA Claims

You may think that there is no official body that enforces the ADA but there is, although the dragon often sleeps. The ADA isn’t enforced just by individuals in lawsuits, but also by the Department of Justice. Recently the DOJ has reached a settlement with QuikTrip…

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced a comprehensive settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with QuikTrip Corporation, a private company that owns and operates more than 550 gas stations, convenience stores, travel centers, and truck stops in the Midwest, South and Southwestern United States. Under the consent decree, which was filed today along with a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, QuikTrip will create a $1.5 million compensatory damages fund for individuals who were victims of discrimination based on disability, as well as take various steps to make its stores accessible.

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